Drone Manufacturing and Services for Industry and Defence

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UCAL is a public limited company with more than 5 decades of standing. Since 1992, UCAL has been offering comprehensive Fuel Management Solutions for the Automotive Sector.

UCAL Technologies is the Aerospace division of UCAL Fuel Systems Limited with significant experience in Aerospace Design, Analysis, Manufacturing, and Testing including flying machines such as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for various applications in the field of agriculture, natural resources evaluation, and such related applications.

UCAL has state-of-the-art Aerospace Metallic and Composite Manufacturing and Autonomous System Lab and Testing facilities. Advanced technology is at the forefront of our thought processes; we endeavor to offer new and better solutions, every time we deliver.

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Who We Are ?

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Seeded a Division within UCAL Fuel Systems called UCAL Technologies in 2019


Comprehensive capability from Concept to Manufacturing of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

Our product portfolio includes: Micro (< 2 kg), Small (2 kg to 25 kg) and

 Medium (25 kg to 150 kg)


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Application sectors covering Logistics, Energy, Agriculture, Disaster Management, Law Enforcement and Defense


Meet the Team

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Dr. M.K. Padmanabhan


  • 35 years of  Aerospace & Defence experience in Govt & Private Sectors

  • PhD in Aerospace Engineering, IIT Bombay

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Dr. C. Gajendran


  • 35 years of experience in Aerospace & Defence

  • PhD in Mfg. Penn State, USA

  • MSc in Aerospace Engg., Cranfield, UK

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Dr. Dinesh Manoharan


  • 12 years of Experience in Aerospace and Defence 

  • PhD in Aeronautical Engineering

In addition, we have a team of 25 technical professionals in the area of design, development, testing and piloting of Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)


Key Projects

Amphibian UAV
Amphibian UAV

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Turbidity Map
Turbidity Map

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Innovation Excellence Award
Innovation Excellence Award

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Amphibian UAV
Amphibian UAV

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India-Republic of Korea Bilateral Research & Development Project

Design and Development of an Autonomous Amphibious Unmanned Aerial Vehicle  for real-time Water Quality Assessment and Water Sample Collection.

Government of India has a prestigious highly competitive bilateral program under the scheme of Global Innovation and Technology Alliance. We were awarded this project under the Indo-Korea cooperation alliance to design and develop and autonomous amphibian UAV. This project was successfully completed and has been adjudged as the Best Bilateral program and Award by Minister of Science and Technology.

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Drone Services



AA4, Auto Ancillary SEZ Unit, 6th Avenue,

Mahindra World City, Chengalpattu - 603002

Tamil Nadu, India 

+91 9941736661

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